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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1059133



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Somerset

District: Sedgemoor

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Axbridge

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 29-Jan-1985

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 268731

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ST4254 AXBRIDGE WEST STREET (south side)

11/75 St. John's Court

- II

Workhouse, now flats. Early-mid C19, by S T Welch. Ashlar, slate roof some bitumenised. Gothic Revival and Tudoresque; T plan. Two storeys, 1:5:1:1:1:5:1 bays, those to each side in projecting gabled wings with copings, centre 3 bays also project in an elaborate 3 storey block housing the entranc; predominantly casements of 2 lights under stopped labels, some window openings blocked, some with C20 metal casements; some altered to form door openings. Projecting wing to left with window openings under 4-centred heads, wing to right with C20 casements. Centre block under an elaborate gable with a canted bay; 2 and 4-light mullioned and transomed windows under 4-centred heads with simple Y tracery; buttresses to each side with offsets. Central door opening in a 4-centred stone surround with a lancet to each side, the whole under a stopped label on 5 brackets, above a triangular pediment, double panelled doors. (Building undergoing considerable alterations at time of resurvey, December 1983).

Listing NGR: ST4287154502

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National Grid Reference: ST 42871 54502


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